I am a skincare junkie and do not have a problem with that. It is a habit (character trait – could we call it that?) I developed very early on in life, and over the years, no matter whether I really had any disposable money or not, I always made enough materialise to buy small jars of smelly ointments (also, a skill).Continue reading “Case Study: Spendy Skincare”
I am overall ever the light traveller, but rarely compromise on skincare. This can potentially mean forgoing traveling with a carry-on only, but on the other hand can save huge amounts of hassle (and often money) when there’s no panicky rush at the destination to run after missing items.Continue reading “SOS Skincare”
First, there’s biology. Everybody will get wrinkles as they age. No exceptions.
Second, there’s science. It will not remove wrinkles, but can help skin look plumper, more even and more radiant.
Conclusion: I fucking love science.
Today’s skincare routine matches Meghan Markle’s Wimbledon outfit yesterday. I hope you appreciate that I keep your visual palette for the weekend consistent. I realised yesterday that my current skincare favourites are all blue, and they are all products that I am happy to recommend, so here you are. (Please note that I didn’t buy them to match each other and look cute in a picture together. Also, I wanted to photograph them with a blue hydrangea from my jardin, but the blue variety has gone on partial strike and is not blossoming evenly.)Continue reading “Summertime Skincare: Code Blue”
All you list-freaks, count your blessings. I have spent the last six months saving every single beauty- and cosmetics product that I have successfully managed to finish between January and July, just to be able to share this information with you. Initially I was kind of curious to find out how much stuff I really use, but of course the list below is not about that – many other products were used, below just the ones that were finished.Continue reading “Empties Marathon”
Cheerio and apologies for the radio silence. Suddenly things started piling up on my plate and messed up with my carefully crafted scheduling. But hey, I’m here with a London edition for pits, lips and legs. I did a short visit this weekend, part pleasure, part work. I miss the UK terribly and the looming Brexit does very little to alleviate the pain. Every visit since about 2016 has been clouded by the inevitable “is this the last time I’m doing this without a bloody visa?”Continue reading “Pits, Lips, Legs”